Cookie Policy

A cookie is a text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device to make your user experience more efficient and to improve our site. Certain cookies are required for the site to function properly. We may use session Cookies (deleted when you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until deleted).

The following cookies are used on our site:

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies − These cookies are essential for the site to function properly. Without them we cannot provide the services you have asked for. For example, remembering your login details to secure areas of the site and some preferences.
  2. Performance/Analytical Cookies − These cookies collect information anonymously on how visitors use our site. This helps us to view the number of visitors, how and when they use the site. For example, we use Google Analytics and the information is only used to improve our website and its services.
  3. Functionality Cookies − These cookies remember you when you return to our website. We can personalise our content for you. For example, greet you by name and remember some of your preferences such as your region or language.
  4. Targeting Cookies − These cookies record your visit to our site, pages visited and links followed. This information is used to make our site and display advertising more relevant to your interests. This information may be shared with third parties for these purposes.
  5. Marketing Cookies − These cookies allow you to share what you have been doing on marketing platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter. Please note these cookies are not in our control and you will need to refer to the respective privacy policies for how their cookies work.
Cookie Type Name Purpose More information
Performance _ga
_gali
_gat
_gid
This cookie is essential for our site to estimate our audience size and usage pattern. Google Analytics is a simple, easy-to-use tool that helps website owners measure how users interact with website content.
Strictly necessary (Local Storage)
cookies-accepted
This setting is used to indicate your achknowledgement of the cookies policy so that the Cookie bar at the top of the page no longer appears.
Strictly necessary (Local Storage)
cookies-accepted-time
This setting determines the time in which the cookies policy was achknowledged, so that the above setting can reset after 365 days.
Strictly necessary (Local Storage)
opt-in-settings
This setting determines which types of cookies you have opted in to using. Also included is a time so that the preferences can reset after 365 days.
Performance (Local Storage)
gclid
This setting is used to store a Google Adwords Click ID whenever you are brought to the site via clicking a Google advertisement, and is cleared whenever Performance cookies are opted out of.
Performance (Local Storage)
gclid_time
This setting is used to store the time of whenever you are brought to the site via clicking a Google advertisement, and is cleared whenever Performance cookies are opted out of.
Performance (Local Storage)
conversion_code
This setting is used to store a promotion ID whenever you are brought to the site via clicking a link within a Facebook promotion, and is cleared whenever Performance cookies are opted out of.
Performance _hjIncludedInSample
_hjMinimizedPolls
_hjUserId
_hjDonePolls
HotJar
Strictly necessary _XSRF-TOKEN This cookie is protect you from CSRF attack.
Strictly necessary laravel_session This cookie is essential for our site to recognise you when you return to our site. This provides a way to store information about your session requests.
Functionality TawkConnectionTime Tawk_57ea316cff00b01eac83b55e __tawkuuid tawk.to (Live chat functionality)
Performance AirBrake Cookies to track errors in the site. Further information see https://airbrake.io/privacy
Strictly necessary Paypal Payment Merchant, for further information see https://www.paypal.com/ie/webapps/mpp/ua/cookie-full
Performance Facebook Pixel This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables Metia to measure, optimize and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular it enables Metia to see how our users move between devices when accessing the Metia website and Facebook, to ensure that Metia’s Facebook advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on the Metia web site. For further information about the Facebook Pixel please see: https://en-gb.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616
Marketing fr - * Expires after three months tr - * expires at the end of your session Facebook

fr − Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Marketing Twitter SDK Used for Twitter follow & tweet buttons. Further info can be found here https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
Marketing Facebook SDK Used for Facebook like & share buttons. Further info can be found here https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

Third parties (for example, advertising networks, providers of external services such as web traffic and analysis services) may use cookies, over which we have no control. That type of cookie is most likely to be analytical/performance or targeting cookies.

If you would like to delete cookies stored on your computer simply refer to the help and support area of the internet browser you are using. Following the instructions to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Note disabling or deleting our cookies may prevent you from accessing certain areas or features of our site.


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